Will “License Clerks” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
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Issue licenses or permits to qualified applicants. Obtain necessary information, record data, advise applicants on requirements, collect fees, and issue licenses. May conduct oral, written, visual, or performance testing.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 43-4031.03
Also Known As…
- Program Technician
- Permit Specialist
- Motor Vehicle Representative
- Motor Vehicle License Clerk
- Motor Vehicle Field Representative (MVFR)
- Licensing Specialist
- License Clerk
- License and Permit Specialist
- Dealer Support Technician
- Utility Clerk
- Tax Clerk
- Tag Clerk
- Renewal Specialist
- Motor Vehicle Examiner
- Motor Vehicle Clerk
- Management Services Technician
- Licensing Services Clerk
- License Issuer
- License Distributor
- Insurance Specialist
- Dog Licenser
- Dog License Officer Supervisor
- Animal Control Licensing Worker
- Agent Licensing Clerk
- Administrative Specialist
Tasks for “License Clerks”
- Assemble photographs with printed license information to produce completed documents.
- Conduct and score oral, visual, written, or performance tests to determine applicant qualifications and notify applicants of their scores.
- Collect prescribed fees for licenses.
- Mail driver's licenses to out-of-county or out-of-state applicants.
- Evaluate information on applications to verify completeness and accuracy and to determine whether applicants are qualified to obtain desired licenses.
- Verify the authenticity of documents, such as foreign identification or immigration documents.
- Perform record checks on past or current licensees, as required by investigations.
- Prepare bank deposits and take deposits to banks.
- Inform customers by mail or telephone of additional steps they need to take to obtain licenses.
- Question applicants to obtain required information, such as name, address, or age, and record data on prescribed forms.
- Respond to correspondence from insurance companies regarding the licensure of agents, brokers, or adjusters.
- Maintain records of applications made or licensing fees collected.
- Code information on license applications for entry into computers.
- Update operational records or licensing information, using computer terminals.
- Train other workers or coordinate their work, as necessary.
- Perform routine data entry or other office support activities, including creating, sorting, photocopying, distributing, or filing documents.
- Stock counters with adequate supplies of forms, film, licenses, or other required materials.
- Instruct customers in the completion of driver's license application forms or other forms, such as voter registration cards or organ donor forms.
- Answer questions or provide advice to the public regarding licensing policies, procedures, or regulations.
- Operate specialized photographic equipment to obtain photographs for drivers' licenses or photo identification cards.
- Prepare lists of overdue accounts, license suspensions, or issuances.
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